Press Releases

February 28, 2017

David Pringle, Clean Water Action’s NJ Campaign Director, issued the following statement in response to Governor Christie’s budget address this afternoon.

"Chris Christie made it clear today that he is not in touch with reality. It’s time for him to get out of La-La Land and face the real world.

Just because he says something doesn’t make it true.

He says New Jersey’s economy is booming, but it’s not. Being one of the slowest states to recover from the greatest economic crisis of the last 80 years isn’t something to crow about.

February 27, 2017

"Water pollution doesn't stop itself. If these reports are accurate, the President is putting public health and water at risk."

February 24, 2017

This is an assault on the commonsense protections Americans rely on to keep our water drinkable and our air breathable.

February 28, 2017

We don't get clean water by gutting protections for streams and wetlands and we won't protect public health by ignoring science.

February 17, 2017

Scott Pruitt is not qualified to lead EPA. He pledged to waste time and taxpayer resources by withdrawing the Clean Water Rule. He believes that debate about the reality human caused climate change and the need to act now should be encouraged. His radical views are out of step with the American public.

February 17, 2017

The vote must be delayed until these new emails can be reviewed. Anything else is  a massive disservice to Americans."

Fracking Rally New Jersey by David Pringle
February 15, 2017

Public from numerous states and multiple constituencies floods meeting to tell Delaware River Basin Commission to protect the river watershed with a ban

Washington Crossing, PA – Today residents from all states represented on the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) flooded its meeting in Washington Crossing State Park to call for an immediate ban on all drilling and fracking in the Delaware River Watershed.

February 6, 2017

New Polling Shows Californians Are Willing to Pay to Address This Crisis

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 10am

WHERE: PHONE: (888) 254-3595


February 3, 2017

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Oakland, California, February 3)—Expensive, so-called environmentally friendly, compostable cups actually produce more greenhouse gases in the landfill than their conventional plastic counterparts and the only way to improve matters is for everyone to start re-using more durable cups for their daily coffee run, according to a new study by ReThink Disposable, the campaign to reduce single-use disposable food packaging waste in America.

February 16, 2017

Donald Trump has signed the Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution to repeal the Stream Protection Act. It is one of the first bills he has ever signed as President, and one of several expected rollbacks of Obama administration rules. The Stream Protection Rule provided commonsense safeguards for the drinking water supplies for communities near coal mining. Clean Water Action released the following statement.